Meet the Staff

Practice Management

Lynne Johnson Practice Manager
Lynne is responsible for managing the day to day running of all non-clinical aspects of the surgery. She can be contacted by telephone on 01785 258240, or by e-mail on lynne.johnson2@nhs.net or via our comments form.

Doctors:

Dr Susan Knight
BM DCH DRCOG DFSRH qualified 1987 Southampton (F) (P)
Previously CCG leads for Acute Care. Interests include Women’s Health and Mental Health

Dr Maninder Chahal
MBChB DRCOG DFFP MRCGP Qualified 1998 Liverpool (M) (P)
GP Trainer with interests in Practice Development, Diabetes and General Medicine

Dr Chahal does not complete certification for firearms due to ethical objections.

Dr Mark Stone
MBChB MRCP MRCGP Qualified 2001 Birmingham (M) (P)
Chairman of South Staffordshire and Shropshire Research Group. Interests also include Neurology and Long Term Conditions.

Salaried GP’s

Dr Anna Patricolo MBBCh, MRCGP, MSc Medical Education

Dr Sarah Elson

Dr Ezze Adil MBBS, MRCGP

Dr Alicja Halliday

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Val Kent

An advanced Nurse Practitioner is a Registered Nurse who has undertaken additional University training at degree or masters level. The role provides an alternative and complimentary source of primary healthcare alongside service traditionally provided by GP’s. The role combines advanced nursing skills with clinical, diagnostic and treatment skills. They have a prescribing qualification and are able to prescribe within their own clearly defined remit. They are able to improve access to the surgery by providing same day appointments for minor illnesses/minor injuries. They provide complete episodes of care for patients of any age and with a wide variety and range of presenting problems and health care needs.

Physician Associates

Katie Griffiths

A Physician Associate is medically trained, generalist healthcare professional. Assisting to increase access to the medical workforce.
They are dependent practitioners who offer continuity.
Taking medical histories.
Physical examinations.
See patients with Long Term Conditions.
Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
Request and interpret diagnostic studies.
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention advice for patients.
Work alongside a Clinical Supervisor

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Allergies
  • Burns
  • Chest Infections
  • Coughs, Colds
  • Diarrhoea & Vomiting
  • Ear Infections
  • Eczema
  • Eye Problems
  • Fever
  • Head Lice
  • Hay Fever
  • Minor Injuries
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin rashes
  • Sore Throats
  • Sprains
  • Thrush
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Worms
  • Wounds
  • Menstrual bleeding, mastitis, breast lumps,
  • Women’s Health
  • Pregnancy related problems
  • Men’s Health (testicular lumps, prostate concerns)
  • Back pain – Acute
  • Children from birth
  • Anxiety/Depression
  • Headaches

You will you need to see a GP for

  • Sick Notes
  • Repeat Prescriptions

Urgent Care Practitioner

Phil Smith & Kerry Larkin

An Urgent Care Practitioner is a medically trained advanced paramedic, a generalist healthcare professional. Assisting to increase access to the medical workforce.

They are dependent practitioners who offer continuity.
Taking medical histories.
Physical examinations.
See patients with Long Term Conditions.
Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
Request and interpret diagnostic studies.
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention advice for patients.
Work alongside a Clinical Supervisor

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Allergies
  • Burns
  • Chest Infections
  • Coughs, Colds
  • Diarrhoea & Vomiting
  • Ear Infections
  • Eczema
  • Eye Problems
  • Fever
  • Head Lice
  • Hay Fever
  • Minor Injuries
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin rashes
  • Sore Throats
  • Sprains
  • Thrush
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Worms
  • Wounds
  • Menstrual bleeding, mastitis, breast lumps,
  • Women’s Health
  • Pregnancy related problems
  • Men’s Health (testicular lumps, prostate concerns)
  • Back pain – Acute
  • Children from birth
  • Anxiety/Depression
  • Headaches

You will you need to see a GP for

  • Sick Notes
  • Repeat Prescriptions

Clinical Pharmacist

Sarah Rowlands

A Clinical Pharmacist is an expert in Pharmaceuticals. Assisting to increase
access to the medical workforce within Primary Care. They are independent practitioners who have the ability to prescribe according to their clinical competencies. Review patients with high blood pressure and treat according to their expertise. Review patients with raised Cholesterol and
treat according to their expertise.

Review patients with repeat medication queries or contra indications with:-
Long Term Conditions (Asthma/Hypertension)
Anti-depressants
Diabetes patients if not Insulin controlled
Chronic pain
Anticoagulation
Opioid dosage reduction
Frailty
Polypharmacy

Practice Nurses & Health Care Assistants

Ashley Clewlow Practice Nurse: BSC (Hons) Adult Nursing Qualified 2015

Diane Turner Practice Nurse: Registered General Nurse (adult) and a non-medical prescriber

Elizabeth Billson Health Care Assistant: NVQ Level 3 1998 in Direct Care.

Carrie Grimes Health Care Assistant

Yvonne Ashwood Phlebotomist: Phlebotomy competency certificate

Receptionists

Lisa Billson Receptionist Team Leader

Jess Bown Receptionist

Julie Allen Receptionist

Sarah Norris Receptionist

Sarah Attwood Receptionist

Lucy Shale Receptionist

Sharon Orton Receptionist

The receptionists have a wealth of experience and information at their fingertips and will treat anything you tell them in strictest confidence.

Administrative Staff

Karen Hall  Admin Assistant

Sarah Gallagher Admin Assistant

Anita Mellor  Data Clerk/workflow

Charlotte Shelley  Data Clerk/workflow

Sarah Riddler Data Clerk/workflow

Others working at the Surgery

We also at intervals during the academic year have medical students from Keele University as an accredited Teaching Practice 2018/19. Click here To view our Certificate.